• Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom Montana

    Big Hole

    National Battlefield Montana

Chief Joseph Trail Ride 2009

Did You Know?

Tradition Cradleboard design of roses protected the child from evil spirits.

A Nez Perce cradleboard, or tee-kas, kept the baby safe and snug until he or she was ready to walk. Nez Perce parents believed that cradleboards gave children straight backs and legs and strong spirits. One-third of the Nez Perce involved in the 1877 War where young children.